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Antibacterial Soaps, Friend or Foe: An Investigative Case Study
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This lab activity will not only draw on students' real life experiences but will also draw on student's previous lab experiences in proper laboratory techniques and data analysis performed in previous activities. The lab will incorporate the use of scientific inquiry methods and strategies while students develop reasonable answers to the questions asked.

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Case Study
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Ann Mills
Date Added:
02/24/2021
Can SpaceX's BFR send the first humans to Mars?
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Students first read an article on how SpaceX's reusable rockets could revolutionize space travel. They then conduct an investigation with straw rockets and a rubber band to test how elastic potential energy is converted into gravitational potential energy. Students then read an article on the new SpaceX rocket design that could take hundreds of people to Mars and discuss where humans should explore in outer space.

Subject:
Measurement and Data
Science
Earth and Space Science
Physical Science
Physics
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Activity/Lab
Case Study
Lesson
Reading
Student Guide
Author:
Chris Anderson
Date Added:
08/23/2019
Classifying Rocks by Color, Shape, Texture and Size
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In this activity students will observe and investigate rocks in order to classify them in terms of color, shape, texture and size.

Subject:
Earth and Space Science
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Activity/Lab
Case Study
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Kathleen Oliver
Date Added:
02/24/2021
Could climate change affect when trees change their leaves?
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Students begin lesson my watching a video on why leaves change color in the fall. They then read an article on how climate change could affect when trees change their leaves. Finally, they do a leaf chromatography to seperate the pigments of leaves of different colors.

Subject:
Science
Biology
Chemistry
Earth and Space Science
Environmental Science
Physical Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Case Study
Lesson
Reading
Author:
Chris Anderson
Date Added:
08/23/2019
Field Biology
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This video segment from the teacher video series Learning That Works uses a case study to highlight the effectiveness of a project-based, real-world approach to teaching science.

Subject:
Biology
Life Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Case Study
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Author:
National Science Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
09/26/2003
Lake Investigation: Determining Lake Type and Health Using the Internet
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This activity is an on-line research activity in which students research different Minnesota lakes and determine their physical characteristics, chemical characteristics, and the overall health of the lake.

Subject:
Environmental Science
Life Science
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Activity/Lab
Assessment
Case Study
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Seth Webster
Date Added:
02/24/2021
Lesson 1: Trekking to Timbuktu: The Geography of Mali (Student Version)
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Explore the history and geography of sub-Saharan Africa using lessons from an 8-Part lesson-set on Mali and Timbuktu which includes student and teacher versions as well as assessments.

Subject:
History
Material Type:
Assessment
Case Study
Homework/Assignment
Provider:
National Endowment for the Humanities
Provider Set:
EDSITEment!
Author:
Suzanne Art
Date Added:
11/19/2020
Lesson 2: Trekking to Timbuktu: Trade in Ancient West Africa (Student Version)
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Explore the history and geography of sub-Saharan Africa using lessons from an 8-Part lesson-set on Mali and Timbuktu which includes student and teacher versions as well as assessments.

Subject:
History
Material Type:
Assessment
Case Study
Homework/Assignment
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Endowment for the Humanities
Provider Set:
EDSITEment!
Author:
Suzanne Art
Date Added:
11/19/2020
Limiting Reactants: Industrial Case Study
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An exercise in which students apply limiting reactants, mass ratios and percent yields to suggest an optimum industrial process. Cost figures are provided but students are told to come up with, and defend, their own criteria for their recommendation.

Subject:
Chemistry
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Case Study
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Dave Blackburn
Date Added:
02/24/2021
Moriussaq: A Case Study in Hearing Loss
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This video segment follows neurophysiologist Allen Counter as he studies an epidemic of hearing loss in Moriussaq, Greenland, one of the quietest places on Earth. Footage from NOVA: "Mystery of the Senses: Hearing."

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Case Study
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Author:
National Science Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
09/26/2003
Not So Neutral Views
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Students are introduced to acids and bases, and the environmental problem of acid rain. They explore ways to use indicators to distinguish between acids and bases. Students also conduct a simple experiment to model and discuss the harmful effects of acid rain on our living and non-living environment, as well as how engineers address acid rain. In an associated literacy activity, students learn how persuasive techniques are used to develop an argument, and create an environmental case study.

Subject:
Chemistry
Engineering
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Case Study
Lesson Plan
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering
Author:
Amy Kolenbrander
Denise Carlson
Janet Yowell
Malinda Schaefer Zarske
Natalie Mach
Date Added:
09/18/2014
Science Over Everything
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Science Over Everything is a blog dedicated to helping middle and high school students understand current events in science and why they are relevant to their daily lives. Our site is intended to be a resource for teachers, providing each blog post with classroom activities to help the students comprehend what they are reading and fit the articles in a school's curriculum.

Subject:
Critical Thinking
Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Interdisciplinary, Project-based, and Real-World Learning
Problem-Solving and Communication
Science
Biology
Chemistry
Earth and Space Science
Environmental Science
Life Science
Physical Geology
Physical Science
Physics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Case Study
Reading
Student Guide
Author:
Chris Anderson
Date Added:
08/22/2019
Student Rights in School and the Fourth Amendment - Interactive Tutorial and Quiz
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This lesson contains several elements including an online interactive tutorial, quiz, and case study writing prompt.

Students will learn about their rights in school and how the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution has been applied to court cases by Federal courts.

Subject:
Government and Public Administration
Material Type:
Assessment
Case Study
Module
Author:
Daniel Daily
Date Added:
05/13/2019
Teaching Evolution Case Studies: Marilyn Havlik
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Marilyn Havlik leads students through a simulation of the Hardy-Weinberg Principle to develop their understanding of population genetics.

Subject:
Engineering
Life Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Case Study
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Author:
Clear Blue Sky Productions
National Science Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
09/26/2003
Wonder Lake, a Case Study
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A town board based classroom scenario where students decide what to do with a parcel of land on the shoreline of a lake. Various interested parties try to purchase, but must answer town board questions in the process. Real issues of land-use, resource allocation, ethics, planning, and impacts.

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Case Study
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Matthew F. Whitehill
Date Added:
02/24/2021